THIS DAY IN HISTORY 06/03


This day in #history 06/03

MARCH 6TH

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1926 – China asks for a seat in the Security council

1933 – Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)

1957 – Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK

1964 – Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and its leader Elijah Muhammad renames him Muhammad Ali

1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.

1992 – The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers

1994 – Referendum in Moldova results in the electorate voting against possible reunification with Romania.

1997 – Picasso’s painting Tête de Femme is stolen from a London gallery, and is recovered a week later.

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1998 – 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1475 – Michelangelo, Italian painter (David) (d. 1564)

1927 – Gabriel García Márquez, Aracataca, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature)

1972 – Shaquille O’Neal, Newark NJ, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)

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FAMOUS DEATHS

1997 – Anthony Hopkins, clinical Neurologist, dies at 59

1998 – Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed

2009 – Susan Tsvangirai, wife of Morgan Tsvangirai (b. 1959

2010 – Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)

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One comment on “THIS DAY IN HISTORY 06/03

  1. Reblogged this on Adejokeiyabadan's Blog and commented:

    Events That Made History:

    1926 – China asks for a seat in the Security council

    1933 – Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)

    1957 – Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK

    1964 – Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and its leader Elijah Muhammad renames him Muhammad Ali

    1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.

    Famous Birthday

    1927 – Gabriel García Márquez, Aracataca, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature)

    1972 – Shaquille O’Neal, Newark NJ, NBA center (Magic, Lakers, Oly-gold-96)

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